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Proposed Poultry Litter Management Act Means a Change in How Growers and Integrators Manage Litter

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be considered legal advice or a political statement for or against this proposed legislation I hope, this year, to look at more proposed legislation currently pending before the General Assembly during the 2016 session. Recently introduced was SB 496,...

Let's Look at the Farmers’ Rights Act

Photo by Edwin Remsberg T his post should not constitute legal advice or lobbying for or against this piece of legislation. The purpose of this post is to review the possible implications of proposed legislation. Recently, the Maryland General Assembly’s House of Delegates and Senate both...

How Do the PMT Regulations Become a Law?

We’ve decided not to do a short overview of the recently announced Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations from the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA). The feeling is another overview of the regulations would be redundant and fall on an audience who has heard enough about PMT. You’ve all...
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